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How Can I Connect My Xbox 360 To WIndows Media Center?

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Im Having Problems Connecting My Xbox 360 To My Windows Media Player It Keeps Telling Me It Didn’t Connect Can Someone PLEASE HELP ME!!

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  1. Xbox 360 Windows Media Center Setup Guide As you probably know already, the Xbox 360 can connect to both computers running Windows XP Service Pack 2 and a Windows Media Center PC. Connecting to a Windows XP SP2 computer will allow you to stream music and pictures from that machine while connecting to a Windows Media Center that machine while connecting to a Windows Media Center PC will provide the additional functionality to watch, record, pause and replay live TV, watch videos, and buy music and movies online. PC will provide the additional functionality to watch, record PC will provide the additional functionality to watch, record pause and replay live TV, watch videos, and buy music and movies online The Xbox 360 is not a Windows Media Center PC on its own, but an amplifier, or like Microsoft likes to call it Media Center Extender – a hardware device that, when connected to a TV, includes the ability to let you enjoy the Windows to a TV, includes the ability to let you enjoy the Windows Media Center experience (even though your Media Center PC is in another room). Media Center experience (even though your Media Center PC is in another room) In order to use the Xbox 360 as a Windows Media Center Extender you will need A home network A PC running Windows Media Center 2005 An Xbox 360 The home network can be wireless or wired, or a combination of both. Microsoft recommends that if you are using a wireless network, you use a dual band router so you can set this network segment in 802.11a The PC running Windows Media Center 2005 should be up to date and it is recommended that you install Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, which will let you to stream digital music, videos, photos, and standard and high-definition television and movies from Media Center PCs to any television via the Xbox 360 gaming system Finally, you obviously need an Xbox 360 connected wired or wirelessly to your home network Although the process to connect your Xbox 360 to a computer is fast and easy, previously to performing that process you’ll need to install some software and configure your home network so that the necessary ports are open for both machines to communicate efficiently The first thing you need to do, no matter if you have Windows XP SP2 or a Windows Media Center PC, is to go to http://www.xbox.com/pcsetup where you’ll find the necessary software. This site will automatically detect your operating system and provide the link for the corresponding software. If for any reason that detection process does not work, go to this page where you can manually select your operating system and download the proper package

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